UPDATE: City officials say waterline repairs underway, no boil water notice issued
Published 7:01 pm Sunday, November 26, 2023
City of Vicksburg Water Department crews are working to find the source of a leak in the Holly Street area near International House of Peace Worship Church.
City officials issued a citywide alert about the problem about 6 p.m. Sunday through its emergency communications system.
Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said workers will be able to maintain pressure in the line during repairs and no boil water notice is expected.
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Ward 1 Alderman Michael Mayfield, who is over the city’s public works and utilities departments, said he was notified of the break about 4 p.m. He said the affected line is either an 8-inch or 12-inch line.
“We won’t know for sure until we are able to dig it up,” he said. “We’re right on top of it.”